When watching each natural childbirth video below, notice the instinct, grace and strength these women have to birth their babies naturally. I hope you will appreciate that while pain may be a part of the experience of natural birth, you can see the focus is on working through the physical, mental and emotional challenges delivered moment by moment.
This video depicts the final moments of a home waterbirth. Observe the mother's quiet strength and determination as she pushes her baby out. Also notice the presence of an older sibling.
This is a woman at a birthing center squatting on a birth stool, which allows for increased pelvic opening and use of gravity to move the baby down quickly and more easily.